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3D Power News | May 10th, 2011
Save 20% in the month of May
Save 20%, tell us about your work, new tutorials, new social media giveaway and more
Image by Tom Macie
Save 20% on Strata Software During the Month of May

May's the perfect time to invest in your design future, with a 20% savings on all Strata software, including upgrades. Don't forget to use Coupon Code: MAY2011 when ordering from our online store, or mention the code when ordering by phone. This offer does not apply to products purchased from the Mac App Store.

Tell Us About Your Work and Get Featured!

What have you been creating? If it involves Strata software, we want to know about it. If we think it's amazing, we'll highlight it on our website and right here in an upcoming Strata bulletin. So drop us an email at with some information, links, images, or whatever it takes to give us a general idea of how you're using our products. If we like what we see, we'll contact you for an interview / case study relating to your projects.

Nuanced Metals - Another Fantastic Strata 3D University Tutorial

Chris Tyler recently posted a new tutorial on creating nuanced metal textures. Chris does some amazing things with textures and this tutorial is intended for advanced Design 3D CX university subscribers. If you haven't explored Strata 3D University, take a test drive for just 99 cents for the first two weeks of online training. You're guaranteed to learn a lot and you're free to cancel your subscription at any time.

Featured Artist / Tom Macie

Frequent contributor to the Strata Cafe, Tom Macie, has been uploading some amazing architectural renderings and animations. As a former professor of theatre design and technology, it's obvious that he has mastered this realm of 3D design. Keep up the great work, Tom. Your work is truly inspirational!

Our Social Media Guy is Having a Baby - Yet Another Way for You to WIN BIG!

Nathan, our man in charge of the Strata Facebook and Twittersphere is having a baby! In honor of this new addition to the family, we're going to give away a couple of Mac App Store bundles of Design 3D SE and Foto 3D SE to a random follower / poster. Yes, making baby gender predictions and saying nice things about Nathan on Facebook will double your chances of winning. Even though he's not currently aware of this contest, we will be sure he picks a winner the last week of May.

Two Great Strata Apps - Now Available from the Mac App Store

Just in case you hadn't heard, we recently released two low-priced versions of Design 3D and Foto 3D in the Mac App Store. At just $49.99 each, you can combine the two to create a powerful and economic 3D bundle that is sure to be a valuable addition to any Mac designer's toolset.

Avery Dennison Brand Experience Contest

It's not our contest, but definitely one you should be aware of. Especially since we have so many talented customers using Strata products for packaging, display and brand design. The Avery Dennison Brand Experience Contest challenges you to show your creativity and originality by taking a brand from inception to unveiling. From bottle to shelf. And everything in between. If you're one of the winners and you used Strata software to create your entry, let us know and we'll highlight your project and reward you with a $100 Amazon gift card for your efforts!

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